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OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Colombia 2014 Click to Access:
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This review offers a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of Colombia, focusing on the role of government. It provides concrete recommendations on how to improve policies that affect innovation performance, including R&D policies.
New Investment Approaches for Addressing Social and Economic Challenges Click to Access:
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This paper aims to provide an introduction to and overview of the social investment market for policy makers in OECD and non-OECD countries. Social investment is the provision of finance to organisations with the explicit expectation of a social, as well as financial, return. Social investment...

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ICT employment Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/ict/ict-employment.htm
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ICT employment is defined as the people working in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector.
Emerging Policy Issues in Synthetic Biology Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9214041e.pdf
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This book examines policy issues in synthetic biology including R&D funding, company investment, PPP arrangements and innovative financing, infrastructure requirements, education and training, intellectual property (IP), regulation, and public engagement.
Evaluation of Industrial Policy Click to Access:
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Industrial policy, broadly defined, covers a multitude of policy instruments and approaches. While there has been a recent revival of interest in industrial policy around the world, systematic evidence of efficacy is relatively scarce. This report brings together the work of an OECD expert...
 
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